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Twenty-five years ago, director Bruce McDonald first burst onto the Canadian film scene with his debut feature, the cult classic "Roadkill." And in the years since, he and his films have become a fixture in the country's indie movie landscape, from "Hard Core Logo" to his newest feature (and McDonald's 11th in total), "The Husband." While the movie isn't quite an anniversary celebration, it does act as a reunion of sorts, bringing McDonald back together with "The Tracey Fragments" actor Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, who co-wrote the script along with another former cast member of McDonald's, Kelly Harms.
Part drama, part comedy and even part thriller, "The Husband" takes the ripped-from-the-headlines premise of a female teacher convicted of sleeping with a 14-year-old student, and instead focuses on the one left out of the scandalous love triangle. McCabe-Lokos plays Henry, who's already struggling to cope with raising the couple's young child while attempting »
- Rick Mele
Veteran Canadian filmmaker Bruce McDonald has effectively moved between film and television over the course of his career, helming movies such as Pontypool, The Tracey Fragments, and Picture Claire, as well as episodes of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Queer as Folk, and Bomb Girls. His involvement in a project garners added interest, and such was also the case with his next feature. Titled The Husband, McDonald directs from a script by Kelly Harms and Maxwell McCabe-Lokos. McCabe-Lokos also stars in the feature, working alongside Sarah Allen, August Diehl, and Dylan Authors. A full trailer for the film has now been released, and can be seen below.
- Deepayan Sengupta
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